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Gates Foundation To Require Open Access To Journal Articles On Research It Funds

Vox: The Gates Foundation pushes to make more academic research free and open to the public
“Starting in January 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will require all of the researchers it funds to be published in a manner that is free for the public to read, according to a recent statement. … The Gates Foundation spends about $900 million each year funding scientific research — which results in about 1,400 research papers on various aspects of global health…” (Locke, 11/24).

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